How many foreigners have disappeared in Mexico?

Posted on September 14, 2016 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico, Social Issues

How many foreigners have disappeared in Mexico?
Written by Editorial Digitallpost /

INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED SPANISH VOCABULARY (machine translated) reported in Mexico, between 2005 and 2015 a total of 70 foreigners from 17 nations, most of Central America, disappeared in national territory, so that the Attorney General’s Office (PGR), conducts inquiries corresponding.

On the other hand and according to figures from the National Registry Data Missing or Disappeared Persons, Mexico City, with 18 missing foreigners, it is the head of the list prepared by the agency. In the capital, followed by Tamaulipas with 17 cases Michoacán in third place, thanks to 10 events.

The database includes a total of 44 thousand records “of people related to preliminary investigations initiated under federal jurisdiction in the period between January 2014 and July 2016,” says the document of the Executive Secretariat of the National System of Public Security.

On these investigations, related to 881 men and 163 women, not many of these cases are the result of disappearances detailed -in what might be involved some authoritatively, which are related to the act of organized crime, or why it was determined that competition were the PGR.

According to the profile of missing persons, 12 were women. Regarding the nationality of those who remain unlocated, it indicates that 24 people are Colombians (34.2 percent) and 15 of the cases occurred between January 2014 and November 2015.

The list includes 18 people from Guatemala, 12 of which disappeared between November 2014 and June 2015; while eight Hondurans are also on the list, although only three are recent cases. In four Peruvian statistics appear, two of the cases are before 2014, like two Polish men disappeared in Mexico City in 2008 and 2012.

the disappearance of a Cuban in Chiapas, in an incident in November 2006, and that of a woman identified as Dana Rishpi of Israel, reported in Tulum, Quintana Roo, in March 2007, delves entity where another woman Costa Rica was lost in November 2015 in the municipality of Benito Juarez in Cancun.

the disappearance of a Brazilian couple is included in an incident in June 2014 in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. In the register there are two people from El Salvador and Belize another. Nicaragua There is a man lost in 2010 in San Luis Potosi and Ecuador in July 2014 in Michoacan.

Meanwhile, in Veracruz, in October 2014 disappearance of an Italian and in September of that same year a citizen of India reported.

In the National Register of Data Missing Persons or Disappeared there is another category called “Aliens” for complaints filed with the federal authority, the disappearance of 20 people (including seven Mexicans and 13 of other nationalities), although in these cases the place the disappearance was recorded outside the national territory, so the total cases of foreign victims that integrates the PGR is 83, although only 70 happened in the country.

With information from the National Registry Data Missing or Disappeared Persons (Read Article)

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